Every vote counts! Nov. 3 is Election Day

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Nov. 3 is Election Day and every vote counts!
This year, issues of deep concern to seniors, such as Social Security and Medicare, are being debated. Seniors face the daunting challenge of risking exposure to COVID-19 by visiting a polling site on Election Day, Nov. 3.
MAC is committed to informing seniors about ways to vote and remain safe.
Here’s what you need to know to vote in the 2020 Presidential Election:

Due to COVID-19,
the Maryland State Board of Elections encourages Marylanders
to vote by mail.

Our mission is to provide programs and services that preserve dignity, health and independence for an aging population

Richard A. Henson Wellness Center

The Richard A. Henson Wellness Center gym is open!
The gym is operating at 50% capacity in accordance with Gov. Hogan's executive order on the reopening of fitness centers in Maryland, and for the safety of its members.

Hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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The Richard A. Henson Wellness Center offers a wide variety of programs and services targeted toward addressing the health concerns and needs of older persons. The center’s goal is to enable and to empower members to be physically active and to maintain and enhance their level of independence.

Senior employment program marks 55 years

73-year-old Ray Seals loves working. Before he joined the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) a year ago, he was unemployed, and was finding it difficult making ends meet on Social Security alone. “I really found myself in a rut,” he said. Seals is a recent addition to the SCSEP team at MAC. He mans…

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Medicare Open Enrollment 2020: Call now for an appointment

Attention Medicare beneficiaries: Do you feel like you’re paying too much for your medications? Do you want to explore other Medicare prescription plans? The State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) at MAC is ready to help. As part of the annual Medicare Part D Open Enrollment, the team of specially trained SHIP counselors at MAC will…

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2020 Census: The Power of 10

10 minutes, 10 questions, 10 years of impact You probably already know that the Census is only 10 questions and takes about 10 minutes to complete. But did you know that your response will have an impact over the next 10 years? The 2020 Census data will influence how federal funding flows into your community…

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Emergency Preparedness: Even More Important During COVID-19

By Kathleen Votava, Aging Services Program Specialist at the Administration for Community Living What’s the plan? That’s the question we ask ourselves every September as we observe National Preparedness Month. Having an emergency plan is important at any time, but especially during a pandemic. The challenges of COVID-19 make thinking about preparedness and planning more…

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Education, fitness classes to help prevent falls

FALLS PREVENTION AWARENESS WEEK IS SEPT. 21-25, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that’s still the same is that falling is NOT a normal part of aging. Falls are one of the greatest causes of serious injuries and death among people over age 65, but most falls can be…

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We are proud to serve senior citizens in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties on the Lower Shore of Maryland.